Juris Doctor (JD / Law) Degree Average Salary

Employees with a Juris Doctor (JD / Law) Degree
Salary Ranges by Job
Job Title
National Salary Data 
$0$100K$200K
Attorney / Lawyer
73 salaries
$46,700 - $148,652  
  
Associate Attorney
47 salaries
$46,410 - $109,501  
General Counsel
18 salaries
$59,598 - $186,241  
Corporate Counsel
15 salaries
$67,871 - $161,553  
Immigration Attorney / Lawyer
9 salaries
$80,000  
Legal Counsel
9 salaries
$96,446  
Senior Counsel
9 salaries
$149,105  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jun 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 361
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Key Stats for Juris Doctor (JD / Law)

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %
Salary
$45,914 - $108,753
Salary
$49,498 - $129,986
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.
$46,813 - $181,788
$48,034 - $147,395
$40,547 - $117,000
$48,322 - $119,945
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